Criminal commercial law

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The course aims at providing the students with the following competencies:
- the knowledge of the general issues related to corporate and business crimes, their intertwines with the basic elements of Criminal Law and the most relevant offences provided for in the three sectors of the course (Corporate Law, Financial Law, Insolvency and Bankruptcy);
- critical thinking skills about some of the basic elements, of the legal sources and of the most relevant case-law (national courts, EU Court of Justice, ECHR);
- the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to specific criminal offences object of study, through practical examples and case studies;
- the mastery of technical-juridical language.
Expected learning outcomes
- in depth knowledge of the basic elements and the constitutional principles inspiring the legislation of criminal offences in the field of Bankruptcy, Corporate and Business Law and the Financial Market;
- knowledge of the subjects who operate inside the companies and inside enterprise groups;
- the ability to interpret the legal rules examined during the course with a systematic approach and to identify their rationale.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
E-learning (Ariel), students will find all the information to follow lessons remotely on Microsoft Teams
Course syllabus
bankruptcy criminal law
corporate criminal law
financial criminal law
corporations criminal law
Prerequisites for admission
Having passed the exam of Criminal Law is a precondition for the course (and for taking the final exam).
Teaching methods
The course is taught through lectures about white collare crime.
The examination shall consist of an oral examination.
Teaching Resources
A. ALESSANDRI, S. SEMINARA, Diritto penale commerciale, voll. I, II, III e IV, Giappichelli, Torino, 2018-2019
Assessment methods and Criteria
The course aim at providing the students with the following competencies:
- the knowledge of fundamental theories on white collar crime;
- critical thinking skills about some of the basic elements of Criminal Law related to white collar crime;
- performing competent legal analysis with regard to some paradigmatic white collare offences.
IUS/17 - CRIMINAL LAW - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Paliero Carlenrico
Educational website(s)
Friday h. 15.00